Validation

Jun 21, 2018

What is Validation?

Validation is a need. Just like we need air, water, and food to survive, we need connection and validation. A baby will literally die if not given validation, connection, and love.

In this week's blog, we are going to talk about what validation means and how you can apply it in your relationships.

Remember that you are responsible for yourself and that you cannot force another to provide you with validation. That is why it is important to 1) have a connection with God and...

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Emotional Honesty = Peace

Jun 14, 2018

Here are some questions to ask yourself about when you think about emotional honesty and dishonesty?

  1. Is manipulating a form of deceitfulness or emotionally dishonest? 
  2. Is pride a form of being lying or emotional dishonesty? 
  3. Is procrastination a method of being deceptive or dishonest? 
  4. Is entitlement a form of emotional dishonesty?
  5. Is denial a usage of dishonesty or emotional dishonesty? 
  6. Is agreeing with shame messages a form of emotional dishonesty or misleading oneself...
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Control vs. Surrender

Jun 07, 2018

Key Questions to ask Yourself?

  1. Do I relate to or attempt to relate to people in a controlling manner?
  2. Am I controlling with myself?
  3. Do I use control as a way to manage my discomfort?
  4. Do I control out of habit?
  5. Do I control when I am afraid?
  6. Who do I allow to control me?
  7. Do I use controlling behavior or language when I am hurt?
  8. How long have I engaged in controlling behavior in my life?
  9. Do I control (manipulate) to get what I want?
  10. Am I controlling when I get angry?
  11. Do I use anger to control...
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Denial Strategies - Justifying

May 15, 2018

What is Denial?

Denial is the deceptive companion of distortion. Distortion is a plague that lies to us, and denial legitimizes, cloaks, and covers the distortion, until we believe the distortion! If you let denial reinforce your distorted thoughts you are choosing to believe falsehoods about yourself. These falsehoods claim that you are either better than or worse than you actually are.
Denial occurs when you avoid, push away, neglect, or hide from Reality. Choosing to live in denial...
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The Four Big Distortions

May 08, 2018

People often fall into the trap of The Four Big Distortions. When we choose to believe these distortions we feel sad and inadequate. These distortions are simply false.

The Truth is the exact opposite. When I choose to believe the Truth, joy, fullness, love, and hope will be the fruits. "By their fruits, ye shall know them."

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Distortion vs Guilt: Regain Truth in Your Life

May 06, 2018

Distorted thoughts & false beliefs are erroneous conclusions we make about ourselves, others, life, our experiences, reality, and ultimately about our worth and safety. Distorted thoughts and false beliefs form when I experience a painful, uncomfortable, or traumatic experience and I choose to perceive it in distortion: fear, confusion, lack of knowledge/facts, and a lack of Truth or Reality.

When I agree with false beliefs and distorted thoughts, I exit Reality and begin to question who...

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How can I become Connected?

Apr 03, 2018
 

Being connected requires three things: Consciousness, Education, and Vulnerability. Watch the video below to learn more!

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What is Connexions Classroom?

Apr 03, 2018
 

ConneXions Classroom

Connexions provides many great services. One of our highlights is the classroom. The classroom provides students a place to learn in a group setting. Jodi Hildebrandt leads the class in a variety of topics including, family, 101, parenting, and experts topics.

 Join with us in healing your life and learning principles of honesty, humility, and responsibility. Register for a class! 

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